Lathyrus - The Beautiful Sweetpea

Lathyrus - The Beautiful Sweetpea
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Lathyrus odoratus, the common Sweet pea was first introduced from Sicily into the gardening fraternity of England in 1700. There it languished for nearly 150 years until Henry Eckford created 200 new varieties that soon made common Lathyrus the most sought after climbing annual in Europe. Since then over 3000 varieties have been produced, some even in New Zealand.

The 300 varieties currently in cultivation, have brought pleasure to millions and made millions for commercial growers especially around Los Angeles where 2/3 of all the world's sweet pea seed is grown. Today they are among the most highly developed annuals being prized by gardeners, commercial growers and florists as the "Queen of Annuals". These cool weather plants quickly collapse in drying heat.

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About us

dale-john 01-100x66 Dale Harvey and John Newton met in Melbourne Aust. in 1981. Since then they both men have supported each others careers while also building and maintaining their own. Read about how they were able to turn their joint careers into one and creating a dream of a better world starting in their own local community.

Media & Publications

host daffodils-100x66The following articles are a small part of the many published editorials on or about both Dale Harvey and John Newton.

Plus the property affectionately nick named by the people of New Zealand, as the
"Quarter Acre” Paradise gardens.

Awards & Credits

HOPE Trust-100x66This is a collection of Appreciation Certificates, Local and Overseas Awards with Acknowledgments presented to Dale Harvey and John Newton over the many years of their joint careers.
Plus the Launch and Registration
of The H.O.P.E. Trust
The Healing of Planet Earth.

Contact Us

Quarter Acrea Paradise
23 Vine Street
Mangere East 2024
Auckland New Zealand

Text: 0274720700
Tel: +61 9 276 4827
Email: info@daleharvey.com